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Lamu Woman Turns 123 Years

User There was pomp and colour at Umoja Village in Mpeketoni in Lamu West Sub-County on Sunday when a woman celebrated 123 years since she was born. Leah Wangui Gitau’s homestead was a beehive of celebrations as tens of people, mostly the son, daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren joined her in marking her over a century birthday.

  1 month ago ago
Lamu Woman Turns 123 Years

SOCIETY

Meet Oldest Lamu Woman With 250 Great-Grandchildren

User Leah Wangui Gitau is 123 years old. She is a resident of Umoja Village in Mpeketoni,Lamu West. Ms Gitau is a mother to 16 children,including 14 daughters and two sons. However, eight of his children have so far died while the other eight are still alive.

  1 month ago ago
Meet Oldest Lamu Woman With 250 Great-Grandchildren

JUSTICE

Welcome To The Kenyan Village With No Men (PHOTOS)

Umoja Uaso is village in Kenya which came into existence in the year 1990 as a safe haven for women running away from violent marriages and young girls escaping forced marriages.The village was founded by Rebecca Lolosoli among some other women.

  7 months ago ago
Welcome To The Kenyan Village With No Men (PHOTOS)

CRIME

The Only Village In Kenya Where Men Are Banned

The challenges the society exposes girlchild to have been fought by the Government and relavant organizations by all means. These challenges include rape, female genital mutilation,domestic violence, early marriage among many others. Any man who dares committing these crimes is jailed for several years if not lifetime. Rebecca Lolosoli,a Samburu lady founded a village by the name Umoja Village in Samburu county. She thought of the idea while in hospital after being brutally beaten by men and elders of Samburu

  1 year ago ago
The Only Village In Kenya Where Men Are Banned

CRIME

This is the Village Where Men are Not Allowed to Step Foot

The ministry of Health has noted an increase in Gender Based Violence cases in the country after the government imposed a curfew to contain the spread of Covid19 in the country. For instance, cases where a man was recently burnt to death inside in his car in Buruburu estate, Machakos man who fatally stabbed his heavily pregnant girlfriend, 27, on Saturday morning. And such like stories. Umoja Village Women : Photo Courtesy These are just but an epitome of what Umoja village women, in Samburu share of what t

  1 year ago ago
This is the Village Where Men are Not Allowed to Step Foot

CRIME

Land of No Men: Only Women are Allowed to Live in this Kenyan Village

Before amplification of women rights in Africa, women were considered subordinate members of the society. This made women subjects of domestic violence, rape and involuntary early marriages. These evils led to the rise of Umoja (unity) Uaso village, a women only village located at the heart of Samburu.  The only women village was founded by Rebecca Lolosoli in the 1990 in collaboration with other 15 women who were raped by British soldiers. The idea came to Rebecca while in a hospital bed nursing injuries that

  1 year ago ago
Land of No Men: Only Women are Allowed to Live in this Kenyan Village